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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines (Fall 2019)


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6 ISO Glasses - $$45.00

Each class is enhanced with a tasting that includes the benchmark wines discussed in the lecture. This program is offered in conjunction with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). Students will write the Level 3 WSET exam at the end of the course.


Course Length: 16 weeks (Mondays | 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 21, 28, November 4, 18, 25, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3

Contact Hours: 45 (3 Hours per session)

Mandatory Course Fees:

Tuition: $1,300.00 & WSET Exam: $200.00 = $1,500

Additional Materials and Items:

Textbook & Study Pack: WSET Advanced Textbook & Study Pack (Includes Key Fact Sheets, Maps, Self Checks and Practice Exams (including Answer Keys), Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine, Tasting Notes etc.) $150.00 + GST (5%) 

Kit: $45 + GST/PST for 6 ISO Glasses

Course Competencies:

This course is designed to give the student upon successful completion:

  • A thorough understanding of the principal wines and spirits of the world and their commercial importance in the world’s market.
  • The in depth product knowledge required to underpin job skills required for product selection in the hospitality and retail sectors.
  • The ability to describe the characteristics of the principal wines and give information on the key factors influencing style, quality and value.
  • Ability to apply the principles of food and wine matching to the key styles of wine available.
  • Ability to use the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting to produce tasting notes that will allow the identification of style, quality and price band of wines and spirits.
  • Knowledge to provide advice on the correct storage and service of wine and spirits.

Recommended Course Prerequisites: Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or equivalent.

Student Evaluation: The final examination is The Wine and Spirit Education Trust Advanced Certificate and consists of 50 multiple choice questions; 4 short written answers and a blind tasting of one wine.

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